Kumano Shrine, Manyo Park

Western Area30m

Overview

Kumano Shrine enshrines a god of hot water, and hot water runs down the purification trough. There are 'Yukake-matsuri' on the fourth Saturday of May, and regularly held festival takes place at the same weekends. At the Manyo Park located at the center of spa town, there are so many Manyo plants (plants cited in the Manyoshu). There are also Manyo-tei modelled after ancient architecture of Manyo era, a monument engraved with a waka which is the only waka about hot water, and a monument of Doppo Kunikida, whose novels are focused on Yugawara.

Detailed information

Address

566 Miyakami, Yugarawa-machi, Ashigarashimo District, Kanagawa

Business Hours

9:00-22:00

Holidays

Every second Monday of the month,New Year’s Holiday

Costs

Fees depend on locations

Photos

Kogome no yu (Hot Spring)
Western Area 4

Kogome no yu (Hot Spring)

Doppo No Yu
Western Area 2

Doppo No Yu

Tsubaki Temple
Western Area 0

Tsubaki Temple

Yugawara Geisha Shop Association
Western Area 5

Yugawara Geisha Shop Association